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Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Silly Number plates.... (1 reply - 127 views)

pretty much all except(mostly)4 even tho they can give plod anpr cameras fits,nothing covering embossed plates as long as its the standard font more or ...   Tue Mar 2nd, 2021 08:11 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Remote central locking (6 replies - 794 views)

like the ministry you mean?:P ...   Tue Feb 9th, 2021 08:04 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Remote central locking (6 replies - 794 views)

well at least you aint begging for answers to the assessment!welcome to the asylum ...   Mon Feb 8th, 2021 11:22 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > MOT Testing 6 month extension (4 replies - 637 views)

buy your own adverts;) ...   Thu Feb 4th, 2021 09:07 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > employer not putting me through annual assesment (1 reply - 307 views)

theyve delayed it till the end of april not cancelled it.nothing stopping you getting your own exam/paying it yourself be it abc or whoever.good luck ...   Thu Jan 14th, 2021 10:29 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Unlocking/locking doors manually (10 replies - 915 views)

more likely that he will throw it out as unable to test and bill you accordingly but hey,its an opinion:D ...   Tue Jan 12th, 2021 11:25 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Unlocking/locking doors manually (10 replies - 915 views)

summat else to keep in mind,the guy testing it will in all probability have the key in the ignition with the engine running and HE ...   Mon Jan 11th, 2021 04:18 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Remote central locking (6 replies - 794 views)

basically as long as we can open it as required its all we need,see this most days with central locking,pop the button/handle/whatever and crack on,central ...   Mon Dec 14th, 2020 02:16 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > mot fails (6 replies - 795 views)

more likely cos they dont wanna risk it blowing on em cos then THEY would be liable,surely the smoke print is no more valid than ...   Sat Nov 21st, 2020 03:00 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Seriously concerned about the safety of my car after works and mot pass (3 replies - 795 views)

unfortunately this site is primarily concerned with mot pass/fail criteria,what you descibe(repairs/rectification) is beyond our remit without actually seeing the vehicle/repairs etc which is obviously ...   Mon Nov 16th, 2020 05:12 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > mot fails (6 replies - 795 views)

every time theyve sniffed round here theyve had half a dozen ive done to choose from.they always go for the worst possible s**tter and they ...   Thu Nov 12th, 2020 02:24 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > American Imported Car MOT Requirements (1 reply - 556 views)

indicators front and back need to be orange,that age dont need fogs or reverse,hazards are only tested if present.your main prob will be getting the ...   Tue Nov 10th, 2020 02:16 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > mot fails (6 replies - 795 views)

average age 11 yrs from 9 during lockdown,fail 40% lockdown,55/60% now.my rag has always been amber/red so i aint worried but the percentage of utter ...   Mon Nov 9th, 2020 02:17 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Failure: Emissions not tested (3 replies - 963 views)

given that its been nearly 2 weeks now with no reply my guess is that for better or worse its now been sorted:D ...   Mon Nov 2nd, 2020 02:26 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brakes (3 replies - 692 views)

they dont give us a set limit for bind,we are supposed to use our judgement,personally i fail em if i can see a significant bind ...   Tue Oct 27th, 2020 07:47 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Failure: Emissions not tested (3 replies - 963 views)

the correct procedure is to abandon the test if its a fault with the vehicle or abort it if its a fault with the tester ...   Wed Oct 21st, 2020 05:37 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Can Tear on Tyre cause MOT failure (6 replies - 1323 views)

all good then. ...   Mon Oct 5th, 2020 03:10 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Can Tear on Tyre cause MOT failure (6 replies - 1323 views)

yeah but i cant see inside it from here,your best bet would be to get it checked by whoever your local tyre specialist is or ...   Thu Oct 1st, 2020 10:40 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Can Tear on Tyre cause MOT failure (6 replies - 1323 views)

if its deep enuff to be able to see/feel the internal structure then yes.cant tell that from a photo tho. ...   Thu Oct 1st, 2020 07:08 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Sill Damage - is this a mot failure? (1 reply - 773 views)

whats visible looks liveable assuming no splits/holes but i think anyone is gonna want to see it in person to be able to tell for ...   Sat Sep 26th, 2020 10:25 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Trailer electrical socket (3 replies - 607 views)

in all fairness how do you tell when its been removed if it was a caravan club 7 pin which we dont test anyway or ...   Thu Sep 24th, 2020 06:58 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Trailer electrical socket (3 replies - 607 views)

aint a fail for it missing,damaged/exposed wiring?yup.p+a would be my guess till they fix it.how can not being able to plug it in at all ...   Thu Sep 24th, 2020 04:05 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Failure Daytime Running Lights (2 replies - 838 views)

drls aint part of the test at that age,having said that sidelights(position lamps)are and often theyre the same bulb so it could fail on sidelight ...   Wed Sep 23rd, 2020 02:19 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Car not found on MOT system (4 replies - 784 views)

e304400cc wrote: Cheers for the reply, car reg/vin/v5 all 100% match. I think based on what you've said it's because it's an old car thats had ...   Tue Sep 22nd, 2020 02:13 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Front lights required (1 reply - 528 views)

think you might have to mot it before they let you register it here but thats by the by,lets stay with lights.front fogs aint required ...   Mon Sep 21st, 2020 09:20 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > Renew date after covid extension (7 replies - 1369 views)

good luck with it guy,sorry to vent my spleen on you but it seems im having to explain all this to a dozen different punters ...   Mon Sep 21st, 2020 08:51 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Car not found on MOT system (4 replies - 784 views)

heres the most common ones,incorrect record held by dvla-given you can look it up it will most likely be the vin thats wrong.second,recent transfer from ...   Mon Sep 21st, 2020 07:17 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > Renew date after covid extension (7 replies - 1369 views)

the extension kicked in at the busiest time of the year-march regs-and ended at the second busiest time-sept regs.we are now doing the extensions from ...   Mon Sep 21st, 2020 07:09 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > Renew date after covid extension (7 replies - 1369 views)

yup,yup and yup and its happening now:shock: ...   Mon Sep 21st, 2020 02:10 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Side Marker Lights (5 replies - 932 views)

he says its a side marker and i cant see which lamp he means so ive gotta take his word,some have lamps on the side ...   Sat Sep 19th, 2020 04:42 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > M.O.T fail during extension (17 replies - 643 views)

ok guy,lets try again.if your vehicle fails a test you are only supposed to drive it from a pre booked place of repair/test.in your case ...   Thu Sep 17th, 2020 02:19 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > M.O.T fail during extension (17 replies - 643 views)

you dont have an mot,your original post states it expired in june.you have an extension issued due to the covid pandemic.about 2/3 of the way ...   Wed Sep 16th, 2020 11:35 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > M.O.T fail during extension (17 replies - 643 views)

yes it has,just that now its on a computer system it can be checked.its never been legal to drive a vehicle with known defects that ...   Wed Sep 16th, 2020 05:30 am

2020 Coronavirus issues > M.O.T fail during extension (17 replies - 643 views)

yup your extension is now void,it tells you that on the ticket and extension or no extension its always been illegal to drive a car ...   Wed Sep 16th, 2020 02:23 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Side Marker Lights (5 replies - 932 views)

we dont test side markers just front + rear lamps on most cars so it shouldnt be an issue assuming its a seperate lamp ...   Wed Sep 9th, 2020 07:20 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake pipe corroded and Front Suspension arm brush worn (3 replies - 802 views)

as a for instance a gm arm would probably cost more than hes quoted you total,parts off e bay could come from anywhere or be ...   Wed Sep 9th, 2020 03:52 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake pipe corroded and Front Suspension arm brush worn (3 replies - 802 views)

is he changing the complete brake pipes or repairing them?is he using gm parts or pattern for the suspension arm?if pattern e bay?local wholesaler?2nd hand?are ...   Tue Sep 8th, 2020 11:58 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Side Marker Lights (5 replies - 932 views)

the mot regs say that 50% or more light sources from a given lamp need to work to pass,your photo is unclear as to how ...   Tue Sep 8th, 2020 11:53 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Percentage for advisory on brake imbalance (3 replies - 685 views)

there are some motors prone to this sorta thing most notably corsa d 07-2013 with a few mazdas filling the rest of the podium and ...   Tue Sep 8th, 2020 02:24 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Percentage for advisory on brake imbalance (3 replies - 685 views)

the problem is they changed the rules,if the brake concerned locks(and fronts almost always do) then it passes automatically regardless of imbalance during operation which ...   Mon Sep 7th, 2020 11:56 am


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